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Dr. Howard Schneider
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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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Stabbing pain in my left bicep, why?

Stabbing pain in my left bicep, why?

Tear or strain: Most likely a bicipital tendonitis, from overuse, which can be very painful. Consider a partial tear of one of the heads of the bicep muscle. Nerve entrapment between bicep and tricep muscle is a possibility. Orthopedic doc can rule out humeral pathology, labral tear, avulsion fracture, or tumor. ...Read more

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Terrible stabbing pain in right ovary?

Terrible stabbing pain in right ovary?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in intestines, what's wrong?

Get it evaluated: It is impossible to say without being able to examine you and have access to imaging studies. However, major abdominal pain requires immediate evaluation. Call your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain below rib cage lower left back?

Stabbing pain below rib cage lower left back?

Kidney: There are several diseases that can cause pain in this area. Kidney stones are the first thing that came to mind when I read your question but infection (like shingles) broken rib and mush more need to be considered. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes stabbing pain with with urination?

What causes stabbing pain with with urination?

Get urine checked: Most likely a urinary tract infection. You will need a urinalysis and culture obtained by seeing a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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13 year old son has stabbing pain when he pees

13 year old son has stabbing pain when he pees

See doctor: Many possible causes. This sort of symptom requires a doctor assessment. ...Read more

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Why do I have stabbing pain in top of testicle?

Why do I have stabbing pain in top of testicle?

Urologist: You should be examined by either your family physician or a local urologist to assess orchitis, epididymitis, hydrocele, or testiicular torsion.
If the diagnosis is not evident on physical exam, they may perform an ultrasound study. ...Read more

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What causes a stabbing pain in left sinus cavity?

What causes a stabbing pain in left sinus cavity?

Sinusitis: Most of the time, that kind of pain comes from a sinus infection. It can be acute sinusitis if it is of recent onset (less than 3 weeks), or chronic sinusitis, if it has been there for a long time. Other problems can mimic sinusitis, such as atypical migraines. In either case, you should speak to an ENT to find out the cause of the pain, and what to do to get rid of it. ...Read more

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When I run I get sharp stabbing pain in right side?

Muscle spasm: When you run, you use the 3 layers of muscles in your abdomen. These flat muscles, when used, can "spasm" or contract very vigorously. This causes a sharp stabbing burning pain, a lot like a charley horse in the calf (also a muscle spasm). If this happens to you, stop running, rub firmly right on the stabbing painful area, and the muscle will relax; just like when you rub your calf. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain below right ribs, what could be wrong?

Front or Back?: Front: gall bladder, liver, kidney, colon.

Back: muscular, kidney, liver. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat sharp stabbing pain in my big toes?

Zostrix (capsaicin) or Biofreeze: Are topical over the counter medication that might provide temporary relief. However, the cause of the problem needs to be determined and addressed. See podiatrist. ...Read more

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What would cause a painful stabbing pain above my left hip?!

What would cause a painful stabbing pain above my left hip?!

Bursitis?: Does it hurt to move your hip? In what direction? To raise your leg? Maybe pt can help sort it out. ...Read more

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Woke up to stabbing pain in right shoulder, what could it be?

Muscle spasm: Probably had our am in he uncomfortable position, take Motrin an try to stretch. ...Read more

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Iwhat could cause severe stabbing pain that is only in one leg?

Iwhat could cause severe stabbing pain that is only in one leg?

Could be several thi: Anything from muscle pain to blood clots. In one leg the first thing I would find out about is called dvt- a blood clot in the deep veins. These can be dangerous and must be diagnosed quuickly and treated right away. ...Read more

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Burning and stabbing pain in upper left chest. What could it be?

Many possibities: This could be a lot of different things, some of them serious. I would get into your doctor for a good check up. ...Read more

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Why do I get a stabbing pain in one side of my neck during an orgasm?

Why do I get a stabbing pain in one side of my neck during an orgasm?

Muscle contraction: Probably from the muscles you are contracting during the orgasm. Does this happen all the time? Is it something new? Is it worsening? ...Read more

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What could cause a stabbing pain in one small spot of my head for 4 days?

Depends...: It could be something simple as a run of the mill headache to something more serious. If it does not improve consult with your doctor. If it is associated with more concerning symptoms such as dizziness, blurry/double vision, etc seek urgent medical attention. ...Read more

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I have a stabbing pain in my right shoulder what might be the cause of it?

Pain right shoulder: Pulled biceps tendon, pulled/torn rotator cuff. Bursitis. A lot depends on whether it was due to trauma or repetitive motion. Does it hurt when you touch it? Where does it hurt? Do you have limited motion of the shoulder? You would honestly need a physical exam to answer the question. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sharp stabbing pain in my lower left pelvic area. Help?

Ortho causes include: A pinched nerve in the back, due to arthritis, slip disk, injury or a space occupying lesion; or pain from bursitis, arthritis hip, meralgia paraesthetica (like carpal t syndrome, where a local nerve to the thigh gets trapped under a thick ligament against the pelvic bone.
Non-ortho causes: abdominal like constipation, diverticulitis, colitis, hernia pains, etc.
Check with your gp for the dx.. ...Read more

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When I walk or move certain ways I get a sharp stabbing pain in my lower left back?

When I walk or move certain ways I get a sharp stabbing pain in my lower left back?

You may have pulled: A muscle, or slept funny and woke up in a different position while sleeping that left your back with a spasm if your twist or torque in a certain way. If you've taken NSAIDS OTC that aren't helping, then you need to get checked out by UR doctor, or see an osteopathic physician for 2nd opinion and treatment. Look for a neuromusculoskeletal (NMM) DO physician to get you out of this pain & correct it. ...Read more

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I have really bad pressure and stabbing pain in my chest. Is there anything I can take?

I have really bad pressure and stabbing pain in my chest. Is there anything I can take?

A trip to hospital: 40 year old with chest pain and pressure in chest needs to get to hospitalto check out possible heart attack

take an Aspirin and take some nattokinase to try to open the blood vessels. ...Read more

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Bad pain In upper back. It's pinching/stabbing pain and it hurts most when sitting down?

Bad pain In upper back. It's pinching/stabbing pain and it hurts most when sitting down?

Back pain: Do you have scoliosis (s curve) of spine? Injury? Sound like musculoskeletal or disc related though you are young for disc (unless you do gymnastics or back pain from any vigorous sport). Try motrin if not allergic, warm compresses kinesiotape on area PT, cushion on seat and follow up with doc, May need MRI Go to ER if numbness, weakness, difficulty with urination ...Read more

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Am getting sharp stabbing pain on my left side of my chest and some times gets flutters?

Stabbing pain: You may have side pain or side stich which is a short, sharp pain under the rib cage. It is benign and its cause is unknown. Ibuprofen is usually helpful ...Read more

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Having sharp stabbing pain in left lower pelvic area no other symptoms what could be wrong?

Having sharp stabbing pain in left lower pelvic area no other symptoms what could be wrong?

Left lower quadrant: Pain. Could be from bowel, ovary or if blood in urine kidney stone. Also musculoskeletal. Be examined for concerns. All the best and feel better. ...Read more

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Sharp right side chest stabbing pain and hot sweats do you know what could be causing this?

Need to see Doc ASAP: Your symptoms sound serious, right side stabbing chest pain may be related to pleurisy, pneumonia, blood clots in lungs, angina or even aortic dissection. Need further evaluation and need to go to emergency room. ...Read more

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Colonic (Definition)

This is a combining term referring to some condition, treatment or disease of the colon. Such as colonic enema, colonic ...Read more